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CSE Style Guide, for 7th Edition: Books / E-books

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Books / E-books

Introduction

Bibliographic citations for books typically require some or all of the following elements.

  1. Author (last name first/middle initials). Separate additional authors with a comma

  2. Book chapter referenced (if exists, and followed by In:)

  3. Title of the book (capitalizing only the first word of the title and subtitle, as well as any proper nouns) followed [Internet] (if e-book).

  4. Edition of the book.

  5. Place of publication (followed by a colon)

  6. Publisher (followed by semi-colon)

  7. Publication year (preceded with 'c' if e-book).

  8. number of pages (followed by p.) (only if physical book)

  9. [cited (year abbreviated month day)] (if e-book)

  10. Available from: URL (if e-book).

  11. DOI number.

Basic Layout

Author Lastname, Initials. Chapter of book. In: Title of Book [Internet]. nth ed. Place of Publication: Publisher; cYear. Page numbers. [cited date]. Available from: URL. DOI.



Examples


One Author

Shields, D. The thing about life is that one day you’ll be dead. New York: Alfred A. Knopf; 2008. 225 p.

Samples J. The origins of modern campaign finance law. In: The fallacy of campaign finance reform. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 2006. 375 p.


Two to Four Authors

Levitt SD, Dubner SJ. Freakonomics: A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything. New York: William Morrow; 2005. 320 p.


Editions

Harper-Dorton KV, Herbert M. Working with children, adolescents, and their families. 3rd ed. Chicago: Lyceum Books; 2002. 338 p.

 

E-book

Griffiths AJF, Miller JH, Suzuki DT, Lewontin RC, Gelbart WM. Introduction to genetic analysis [Internet]. 7th ed. New York (NY): W. H. Freeman & Co.; c2000 [cited 2005 May 31]. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?call=bv.View..ShowTOC&rid=iga.